March 1st, 2016 In Lightning Goaltending, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Ben Bishop is an elite NHL goalie. If you don’t believe us just look at the numbers he has put up since being acquired by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013: 106 wins and 13 shutouts in 181 games, not to mention he was the backbone of last year’s squad that fell a mere two wins short of the franchise’s second Stanley Cup. Standing at 6’7”,...

February 27th, 2016 In Lightning Transactions, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

The Monday 3:00 p.m. NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and the Tampa Bay Lightning have yet to pull the trigger on a move to upgrade the team. Looking at the recent trade deadline history of General Manager, Steve Yzerman the lack of moves with two days before the deadline shouldn't surprise anyone. Last season, Yzerman pulled off a couple...

February 26th, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Andrew Ladd was traded from the Winnipeg Jets to the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, leaving Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and a few others like Jonathan Drouin of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the trade speculation spotlight. With four days remaining before the trading window closes, it's anybody's guess as to who is going to wind up...

February 24th, 2016 In News, Tampa Bay Lightning, Trade Deadline 0 comments

As the trade deadline approaches, a name that was hot in trade rumors for a long time is coming to the surface again. Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman told the Tampa Bay Times' Joe Smith on Wednesday that he would be interested in moving forward Jonathan Drouin by Monday's trade deadline. "I definitely prefer to deal him sooner...

February 24th, 2016 In Lightning Goaltending, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Over the last two and three-quarters seasons, Ben Bishop has been an absolute workhorse for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Their number one goalie since the 2013-14 season, Bishop has played in over 60 games in each of the prior two seasons and needing only 15 more to reach that mark with 23 games left on the Lightning schedule, barring an injury, he...

February 22nd, 2016 In Lightning Management, Tampa Bay Lightning, Top Stories 0 comments

At some point during a run of recent success like the Tampa Bay Lightning are currently enjoying, players continue to excel on the ice and will soon look for a nice new contract because of it. The Lightning are currently in a position where they have many restricted and unrestricted free agents to be at the end of the season. Assuming the team...

February 22nd, 2016 In Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

Eric Staal is the team captain of the Carolina Hurricanes. Steven Stamkos is the team captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Both captains are top-line forwards. Both are in the final year of their large contracts. Staal is making $9.5 million this season, and Stamkos is making $5.5 million. Staal is 31 while Stamkos just turned 26 this month....

February 18th, 2016 In Tampa Bay Lightning 0 comments

It has been an up and down season for the Tampa Bay Lightning. After coming oh so close to winning their second ever Stanley Cup title just one season ago, the team is now struggling to entrench themselves as one of the top eight teams in the tightly contested Eastern Conference playoff race. In what has been roller coaster of a regular season...

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